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Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Jones, E., S.L. Nuismer, and R. Gomulkiewicz. 2013. Revisiting Darwin’s concundrum reveals a twist on the relationship between phylogenetic distance and invisibility. PNAS. In press.

  2. Ridenhour, B.J. and S.L. Nuismer. 2013. A quantitative genetic approach for predicting ecological change in biological communities. Theoretical Ecology.

  3. Blanquart, F., O. Kaltz, S.L. Nuismer, and S. Gandon. 2013. A practical guide to measuring local adaptation. Ecology Letters. 16:1195-1205

  4. Nuismer, S.L., Bascompte, J., and Jordano, P. 2013. Coevolution and the architecture of mutualistic networks. Evolution. 67:338-354.

  5. Poullain, V. and S.L. Nuismer. Infection genetics and the likelihood of host shifts in coevolving host-parasite interactions. 2012. The American Naturalist. 180: 618-628.

  6. Nuismer S.L., A. MacPherson, and E.B. Rosenblum. 2012. Crossing the threshold: gene flow dominance and the critical level of standing genetic variation required for adaptation to novel environments. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 2655-2671.

  7. Gilman, R.T., S.L. Nuismer, and D.C. Jhwueng. 2012. Coevolution in multidimensional trait space favours escape from parasites and pathogens. Nature.

  8. Blanquart, F., S. Gandon, and S.L. Nuismer. 2012. The effects of migration and drift on local adaptation to a heterogeneous environment. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 1351-1363.

  9. Oswald, B. and S.L. Nuismer. 2011. A unified model of autopolyploid establishment and evolution. The American Naturalist. 178: 687-700.

  10. Oswald, B. and S.L. Nuismer. 2011. Neopolyploidy and diversification in Huechera grosulariifolia. Evolution. 65:1667-1679.

  11. Yoder, J.B. and S.L. Nuismer. 2010. When does coevolution promote diversification? The American Naturalist. 176:802-817.

  12. Nuismer, S.L., B.J. Ridenhour, and R. Gomulkiewicz. 2010. When is correlation coevolution The American Naturalist. 175:525-537

  13. Gomulkiewicz, R., R.D. Holt, M. Barfield, and S.L. Nuismer. 2010. Genetics, adaptation, and invasion in harsh environments. Evolutionary Applications. 3:97-108.

  14. Gandon, S. and S.L. Nuismer. 2009. Interactions between Genetic Drift, Gene Flow, and Selection Mosaics Drive Parasite Local Adaptation. The American Naturalist. 173:212-224.

  15. Nuismer, S. L. and S. Gandon. 2008. Moving beyond Common-Garden and Transplant Designs: Insight into the Causes of Local Adaptation in Species Interactions. The American Naturalist. 171:658-668. PDF

  16. Nuismer, S. L., S. P. Otto, and F. Blanquart. 2008. When do host-parasite interactions drive the evolution of non-random mating? Ecology Letters. 11(9):937-946. PDF

  17. Nuismer, S. L., and B. J. Ridenhour. 2008. The contribution of parasitism to selection on floral traits in Heuchera grossulariifolia. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21(4):958-965. PDF

  18. Otto, S.P., M.R. Servedio, and S.L. Nuismer. 2008. Frequency dependent selection and the evolution of assortative mating. Genetics. 179(4):2091-2112. PDF

  19. Oswald, B., and S.L. Nuismer. 2007. Neopolyploidy and parasite resistance. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 274:2393-2397. PDF

  20. Nuismer, S.L., B.J. Ridenhour, B. Oswald. 2007. Antagonistic coevolution mediated by phenotypic differences between quantitative traits. Evolution. 61(8):1823-1834. PDF

  21. Ridenhour, B.J. and S.L. Nuismer. 2007. Polygenic traits and parasite local adaptation. Evolution. 61:368-376. PDF

  22. Gomulkiewicz, R., D.M. Drown, M.E. Dybdahl, W. Godsoe, S.L. Nuismer, K.M. Pepin, B.J. Ridenhour, C.I. Smith, J.B. Yoder. 2007. Dos and don'ts of testing the geographic mosaic theory of coevolution. Heredity. 98(5):249. PDF

  23. Nuismer, S.L. and J.N. Thompson. 2006. Coevolutionary alternation in antagonistic interactions. Evolution. 60:2207-2217. PDF

  24. Nuismer, S.L. 2006. Parasite local adaptation in a geographic mosaic. Evolution. 60:24-30. PDF

  25. Nuismer, S.L., and S.P. Otto. 2005. Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of gene expression. PLoS Biology. 3(7):1283-1288. PDF

  26. Nuismer, S.L. and B.M. Cunningham. 2005. Selection for phenotypic divergence between diploid and autotetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia. Evolution. 59:1928-1935. PDF

  27. Nuismer, S.L., M. Doebeli, and D. Browning. 2005. The coevolutionary dynamics of antagonistic interactions mediated by quantitative traits with evolving variances. Evolution. 59:2073-2082. PDF

  28. Nuismer, S.L., and S.P. Otto. 2004. Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of ploidy. PNAS. 101:11036-11039. PDF

  29. Otto, S.P. and S.L. Nuismer. 2004. Species interactions and the evolution of sex. Science. 304:1018-1020.

  30. Nuismer, S.L., M. Doebeli. 2004. Genetic correlations and the coevolutionary dynamics of three-species systems. Evolution. 58:1165-1177. PDF

  31. Kirkpatrick, M. and S.L. Nuismer. 2004. Sexual selection can constrain sympatric speciation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 271:687-693. PDF

  32. Thompson, J.N., S.L. Nuismer, K.F. Merg. 2004. Plant polyploidy and the evolutionary ecology of plant/animal interactions. Biological  Journal of the Linnean Society. 82:511-519. PDF

  33. Nuismer, S.L., R. Gomulkiewicz, and M.T. Morgan.  2003.  Coevolution in temporally variable environments.  American Naturalist. 162: 195-204. PDF

  34. Nuismer, S.L., M. Kirkpatrick. 2003.  Gene flow and the coevolution of parasite range.  Evolution. 57: 746-754. PDF

  35. Nuismer, S.L., J.N. Thompson, and R. Gomulkiewicz.  2003.  Coevolution between hosts and parasites with partially overlapping geographic ranges.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  16: 1337-1345. PDF

  36. Gomulkiewicz, R. S.L. Nuismer, J.N. Thompson. 2003. Coevolution in variable mutualisms. American Naturalist. 162: S80-S93. PDF

  37. Thompson, J. N., S. L. Nuismer, and R. Gomulkiewicz. 2002. Coevolution and Maladaptation. Int. and Comp. Biol.  42: 381-387. PDF

  38. Nuismer, S. L., and J. N. Thompson. 2001. Plant polyploidy and non-uniform effects on insect herbivores. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 268:1937-1940. PDF

  39. Gomulkiewicz, R., J. N. Thompson, R. D. Holt, S. L. Nuismer, and M. E. Hochberg. 2000. Hot spots, cold spots, and the geographic mosaic theory of coevolution. American Naturalist 156:156-174. PDF

  40. Nuismer, S. L., J. N. Thompson, and R. Gomulkiewicz. 2000. Coevolutionary clines across selection mosaics. Evolution 54:1102-1115. PDF

  41. Nuismer, S. L., J. N. Thompson, and R. Gomulkiewicz. 1999. Gene flow and geographically structured coevolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 266:605-609. PDF

  42. Alder, N.N., W.T. Pockman, J.S. Sperry, and S. Nuismer. 1997. Journal of Experimental Botany. 48:665-674.